Hall Recess Information

Beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year, all halls will remain open during Thanksgiving Recess. If you plan on vacating your space for the entirety of Thanksgiving Recess, please adhere to the closing checklist below. 

Certain residence halls on the Rutgers–New Brunswick campus close during University Winter and Spring recess periods. Please check the list of respective halls that remain open during University Winter and Spring recess periods. Halls not listed below are closed during the recess period.

Closing

Mon., Dec. 23 @ 7PM

Opening:

Sun., Jan. 19 @ 10AM

Closing

Fri., Mar. 13 @ 7PM

Opening:

Sun., Mar. 22 @ 10AM

Closing Checklist

Prior to moving out of your space, please consult and complete the following closing checklist in its entirety. This helps to ensure that all students may return to a warm and welcoming community after break. Residence Life staff will be conducting closing room checks. If you have any questions, please contact your Residence Life staff.

For questions about the cost and availability of break housing, please contact oncampus@rutgers.edu.

  Room interior must be clean (to avoid pests)

  Pack any important items (laptop, books, identification cards, passport, medication, etc..)

  All original university furnishings must be inside room

  Clean out (micro)fridge

  Submit work order requests for facilities concerns (if applicable)

   Empty all trash/recycle receptacles in proper disposal areas

  All windows are closed and securely locked and window blinds completely open

  All thermostats are set to 68 degrees (if applicable)

  If your room is a double, and you do not have a roommate, the furniture must be returned to its original condition (in the event that you are assigned a new roommate)

  Turn off all lights and electronics

 

  Close and lock room/apartment door

 

  Bring back your key and RUConnection card back with you after break so you may re-enter your room and building

Additional Resources

Staying on campus over break? During University recess periods, hours at the recreation centers, dining facilities, student centers, health centers, and bus schedules may be subject to change. Please consult the respective department’s websites for up-to-date information regarding hours and available services during the break period.  Below you’ll find links to several resources from a listing of area restaurants to on campus events and more (Please note that individual business hours are subject to change during certain holidays. Contact the business directly for their hours):

RECREATION CENTERS

STUDENT CENTERS

DINING HALLS

STUDENT FOOD PANTRY

HEALTH CENTERS

BUS SCHEDULE

AREA RESTAURANTS

THE PLAZA AT LIVINGSTON CAMPUS

EVENTS ON CAMPUS

SPORTING EVENTS ON CAMPUS

SAFETY ON CAMPUS

Building List

Halls listed below remain open during University Winter and Spring recess periods. The corresponding phone numbers are to contact the resident/apartment assistant on duty (8PM-8:30AM and 24 hours on the weekend). For emergencies, contact 911 or for non-emergency campus concerns, contact Rutgers University Police Department at 732-932-7211.

BUSCH
RICHARDSON/NICHOLS/JOHNSON 848-202-0543 
SILVERS 908-239-8572
MARVIN/BUELL 908-239-0906

LIVINGSTON
LIVINGSTON APTS. A 732-289-5611
LIVINGSTON APTS. B 908-239-8542
LIVINGSTON APTS. C 732-839-5712
LYNTON TOWERS NORTH 908-239-8558
LYNTON TOWERS SOUTH 908-239-8555
QUAD 2 908-239-8552

COLLEGE AVENUE
SOJOURNER TRUTH APARTMENTS 908-239-8560
STONIER (OPEN THANKSGIVING AND SPRING RECESS ONLY) 908-239-8538
TINSLEY 908-239-8540
UNIVERSITY CENTER AT EASTON AVENUE 908-239-8565
FRELINGHUYSEN 908-239-8534
HONORS COLLEGE 732-524-8974

COOK/DOUGLASS
NEWELL 908-239-8546
NEW GIBBONS 908-239-8564
HENDERSON 908-239-8566
STARKEY 908-239-8550
HELYAR HOUSE – Contact Residence Counselor

Staying on Campus over Thanksgiving Break?

Here are some restaurants that will be open and delivering!

Restaurant Name Thanksgiving Hours Delivery
Douglass Pizza

298 George St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Pickup Hours: Thurs. 11AM-12AM Fri.-Sat. 11AM-1AM Sun. 12PM-12AM

Delivery Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 11AM-11PM Sun. 12PM-11PM

732-248-9650

Slicelife.com
Seamless.com
Grubhub.com
Doordash.com

Houlihan’s

55 US-1, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Thurs. 12PM-11PM

Fri-Sun. 11AM-1AM

732-448-050

Ubereats.com

IHOP

1340 Centennial Ave, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Closes 3PM Thursday 11/28

Re-opens 7AM Friday 11/29

24 Hours otherwise

732-562-1441

Doordash.com

Knight’s Express Pizza

43A Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Thurs.-Sat. 8AM-4AM

Sun. 9AM-3AM

732-640-0101

Slicelife.com
Doordash.com
Postmates.com
Seamless.com
Grubhub.com
Eatstreet.com

Papa John’s

65 Raritan Ave, Highland Park, NJ 08904

Carryout Hours: Thurs.-Sun. 10:30AM-12:25AM

Delivery Hours: Thurs.-Sun. 10:30AM-12:45AM

732-249-2299

Delivery.com
Grubhub.com

The Halal Guys

37 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Thurs.-Sat. 11AM-3AM

Sun. 11AM-2AM

732-354-3392

Grubhub.com
Doordash.com
Eatstreet.com
Postmates.com
Seamless.com

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